Being LGBTQ in America: Being Transgender in America, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Kristin Marciniak
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532172281
  • ISBN-13: 9781532172281
  • DDC: 306.768097
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book examines how people who are transgender—who have a gender identity that doesn’t match their sex assigned at birth—have experiences that are unique compared to those of the rest of the population. Features include a glossary, further readings, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introducing Jazz.
2: What Does it Mean to be Transgender?.
3: Expressing Gender Identity.
4: Legal Challenges.
5: Economic Challenges.
6: Health And Safety Challenges.
7: Trans People in the Media.
8: The Future of Transgender Equality.
9: Essential Facts.
Additional resources.
Source Notes.
About the authors.